Recognize this pattern? Product Manager wants mobile app. Requests native apps for Android and iOS. No one asks about priority, so IT organization silos provide iOS and Android teams to work in parallel. Two project teams are formed and each estimates one year to deliver. What’s wrong with this picture?
There’s nothing really wrong with this picture, but are there other approaches to consider?
Product Manager asks if iOS team can join the Android team and help get the Android app done first.